Posts Categorized: Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR)

Mental Wellness in Public Safety Team Grants – Letter of Intent

Competition 201903MWL (Letter of Intent) 201911MWP (Full Application) Application Deadline 2019-03-19 2019-11-05 Anticipated Notice of Decision 2019-05-28 2020-03-31 Funding Start Date 2019-06-01 2020-04-01 A key responsibility of Canada’s Federal government is ensuring Canadians are safe and protected. Public safety personnel (PSP) are the backbone of the broad and multi-sectoral system which maintains public safety. PSP… Read more »

Mental Wellness in Public Safety Team Grants – Full Application

Competition 201903MWL (Letter of Intent) 201911MWP (Full Application) Application Deadline 2019-03-19 2019-11-05 Anticipated Notice of Decision 2019-05-28 2020-03-31 Funding Start Date 2019-06-01 2020-04-01 A key responsibility of Canada’s Federal government is ensuring Canadians are safe and protected. Public safety personnel (PSP) are the backbone of the broad and multi-sectoral system which maintains public safety. PSP… Read more »

Early Career investigator Grants in Maternal, Reproductive, Child & Youth Health (Registration)

Registration Deadline: April 2, 2019 Application Deadline: May 14, 2019 This funding opportunity is a collaboration between three CIHR institutes with a goal to build research capacity in maternal, reproductive, child and youth health by funding operating grants to early career investigators. The program will fund research across the four CIHR research themes (biomedical, clinical, health services,… Read more »

Early Career investigator Grants in Maternal, Reproductive, Child & Youth Health – Application

Registration Deadline: April 2, 2019 Application Deadline: May 14, 2019 This funding opportunity is a collaboration between three CIHR institutes with a goal to build research capacity in maternal, reproductive, child and youth health by funding operating grants to early career investigators. The program will fund research across the four CIHR research themes (biomedical, clinical, health services,… Read more »

CEEHRC (Epigenetics) Research Consortium – 2019

This funding opportunity is a key component of the second phase of the Canadian Epigenetics, Environment and Health Research Consortium (CEEHRC); a multi-agency, pan-Canadian initiative led by CIHR. CEEHRC is Canada’s contribution to the International Human Epigenome Consortium (IHEC). Epigenetics is the study of changes in the regulation of gene activity and expression that are not dependent on alterations… Read more »

Operating Grant : 9th Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR) – PreProposal

Expected timelines The call has a two-step application process (pre-proposal, full proposal) with the following targeted timetable: February 18, 2019 (11:00 CET)  – Submission deadline for pre-proposals Mid April 2019 –  Full proposal invitations sent to project coordinators June 17 2019 (11:00 CET) –  Submission deadline for full proposals Late September 2019 – Final funding decision taken by the funding organisations Mid… Read more »

9th Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR) – Full Proposal

Expected timelines The call has a two-step application process (pre-proposal, full proposal) with the following targeted timetable: February 18, 2019 (11:00 CET)  – Submission deadline for pre-proposals Mid April 2019 –  Full proposal invitations sent to project coordinators June 17 2019 (11:00 CET) –  Submission deadline for full proposals Late September 2019 – Final funding decision taken by the funding organisations Mid… Read more »

Network of European Funding for Neuroscience Research (NEURON) – Pre-Proposal

NOTE: The pre-proposal submission deadline to the NEURON Joint Call Secretariat is March 11, 2019 14:00 (C.E.T). The ‘Network of European Funding for Neuroscience Research’ (NEURON) was established under the ERA-NET scheme of the European Commission. The aim of ERA-NET NEURON is to coordinate and optimize research efforts and funding programmes of its partner countries in the fields… Read more »

Network of European Funding for Neuroscience Research (NEURON) – Full Application

NOTE: The pre-proposal submission deadline to the NEURON Joint Call Secretariat is March 11, 2019 14:00 (C.E.T). The ‘Network of European Funding for Neuroscience Research’ (NEURON) was established under the ERA-NET scheme of the European Commission. The aim of ERA-NET NEURON is to coordinate and optimize research efforts and funding programmes of its partner countries in the… Read more »

Cancer Research Society Operating Grants

The Cancer Research Society Operating Grants Competition is the principal means by which the Cancer Research Society fulfills its mission to support fundamental, early translational and environment-cancer research on all types of cancer to contribute to the advancement of science aimed at preventing, detecting and treating this disease. This investment aligns with ICR’s strategic plan… Read more »

Transitions in Care – Evaluation Grants

About the CIHR Transitions in Care multi-Institute Initiative The goal of the Transitions in Care (TiC) multi-Institute initiative is to improve the health and wellness of Canadians by supporting research that transforms the health system to optimize the outcomes of patients experiencing transitions in care. About the Evaluation Grants This funding opportunity is part of the TiC Initiative…. Read more »

Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program (2019) – Registration

Competition 201902JCI Registration Deadline 2019-01-29 Application Deadline 2019-02-26 Anticipated Notice of Decision 2019-09-04 Funding Start Date 2019-10-01 The Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program (the Program) seeks to support fundamental research at the cutting-edge of biom edical science. This fifth call for proposals is directed toward basic biomedical sciences in new frontiers in metabolism in health and disease,… Read more »

Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program (2019) – Application

Competition 201902JCI Registration Deadline 2019-01-29 Application Deadline 2019-02-26 Anticipated Notice of Decision 2019-09-04 Funding Start Date 2019-10-01 The Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program (the Program) seeks to support fundamental research at the cutting-edge of biom edical science. This fifth call for proposals is directed toward basic biomedical sciences in new frontiers in metabolism in health and disease,… Read more »

CIHR Health System Impact Fellowship

Webinar: Thursday, January 10th, 2019, 12:00pm – 1:30pm EST Webinar link: click here Telecon number (audio for the webinar is provided by telecon): 1-866-827-6872 (1081872#) The Health System Impact (HSI) Fellowship (for doctoral trainees and post-doctoral fellows) provides highly-qualified doctoral trainees and post-doctoral fellows studying health services and policy research (HSPR), or related fields, a… Read more »

Network Environments for Indigenous Health Research (NEIHR)

The purpose of the Network Environments for Indigenous Health Research (NEIHR) Program is to establish a national network of centres focused on capacity development, research and knowledge translation (KT) centred on Indigenous Peoples (i.e., First Nations, Inuit and Métis). The network of centres is intended to provide supportive research environments for Indigenous health research driven… Read more »

Team Grant: Indigenous Component of Healthy Life Trajectories (I-HeLTI)

This funding opportunity will support teams to build infrastructure and capacity along the continuum of care and prevention from preconception to pregnancy, infancy and early childhood, with a life trajectory perspective relevant to the following research areas: A DOHaD / life trajectory approach; A focus on the prevention of NCDs; and An intervention cohort design…. Read more »

Undergraduate Summer Studentship Award

The purpose of this funding opportunity is to provide undergraduate students and health professional students with the opportunity to undertake health research projects with established investigators in an environment that provides strong mentorship. The CIHR Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis (CIHR-IMHA) will provide funding for meritorious applications that are determined to be relevant to… Read more »

Travel Awards – Winter 2019

Through the Institute Community Support (ICS) Program, the CIHR Institutes and Initiatives are launching the ICS Travel Awards competition for students, postdoctoral fellows, new investigators and knowledge users to present their own research at national and international meetings and/or conferences. This ICS Travel Awards competition will not support travel for research skills development or update,… Read more »

Team Grant: Sepsis Research Network – Letter of Intent

Competition 201901SRL (Letter of Intent) 201909SRN (Full Application) Application Deadline 2019-01-17 2019-09-26 The goal of the Sepsis Research Network Initiative (the Network) is to fund a single nationally coordinated research network to further understand the causes and improve the prevention, detection and management of sepsis. The Network will bring together experts from different disciplines working… Read more »

Team Grant: Sepsis Research Network

Competition 201901SRL (Letter of Intent) 201909SRN (Full Application) Application Deadline 2019-01-17 2019-09-26 The goal of the Sepsis Research Network Initiative (the Network) is to fund a single nationally coordinated research network to further understand the causes and improve the prevention, detection and management of sepsis. The Network will bring together experts from different disciplines working… Read more »

SPOR Summit 2018 Patient Travel Awards

Prior to preparing an application, applicants must have been pre-identified and invited to attend the 2018 SPOR Summit. Canada’s Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) is an initiative that puts patients first. SPOR provides the evidence needed to inform the development of health policies and improve the health care system. It is about putting scientific discoveries into practice,… Read more »

CIHR-IPPH Trailblazer Award

Demographic shifts toward an aging population, rapid urbanization, climate change, the growing burden of chronic diseases, and widening health inequities within and between countries are but a few of the complex problems facing Canada and other nations. To tackle these problems, we need relevant, high quality and timely population and public health evidence. These complex… Read more »

Master’s Award: 2018-2019 (Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships)

The Canada Graduate Scholarships Master’s Awards are intended to provide special recognition and support to students who are pursuing a Master’s degree in a health related field at a Canadian institution. These candidates are expected to have an exceptionally high potential for future research achievement and productivity. For detailed information, visit Tri-Agency Harmonization of the Canada… Read more »

Canadian Microbiome Initiative 2: Research Teams – Letter of Intent

Competition 201811MOT (Letter of Intent) 201909MRT (Full Application) Application Deadline 2018-11-20 2019-09-24 The Canadian Microbiome Initiative 2: A Focus on Function and Translation (CMI2) will build on previous research investments by CIHR, including the Canadian Microbiome Initiative, which included both the CIHR-III Catalyst Grants in Human Microbiome Research and the Emerging Team Grants: Canadian Microbiome Initiative and the Joint Programme Initiative,… Read more »

Canadian Microbiome Initiative 2: Research Teams – Full Application

Competition 201811MOT (Letter of Intent) 201909MRT (Full Application) Application Deadline 2018-11-20 2019-09-24 The Canadian Microbiome Initiative 2: A Focus on Function and Translation (CMI2) will build on previous research investments by CIHR, including the Canadian Microbiome Initiative, which included both the CIHR-III Catalyst Grants in Human Microbiome Research and the Emerging Team Grants: Canadian Microbiome Initiative and the Joint Programme Initiative,… Read more »

CIHR Gold Leaf Prizes

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer, Manager, Awards and Honours, Strategic Institutional Research Initiatives (SIRI), for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The CIHR Gold Leaf Prizes are among the highest honours that can be bestowed on an individual or team for excellence in health research and its translation into… Read more »

Project Grant: Spring 2019 Competition – Registration

A new process was established beginning September 2013 whereby Academic Units will be assuming the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Project, CIHR Foundation, SSHRC Insight, SSHRC Insight Development, and NSERC Discovery and RTI Grants competitions.  Research Grant and Contract Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission… Read more »

Project Grant: Spring 2019 competition – Full Application

A new process was established beginning September 2013 whereby Academic Units will be assuming the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Project, CIHR Foundation, SSHRC Insight, SSHRC Insight Development, and NSERC Discovery and RTI Grants competitions.  Research Grant and Contract Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission… Read more »

Team Grant: Transitions in Care

The goal of the Transitions in Care (TiC) CIHR multi-Institute initiative is to improve the health and wellness of Canadians by supporting research that transforms the health system to optimize the outcomes of patients experiencing transitions in care. About the TiC Team Grants This funding opportunity is one of several planned as part of the Transition in… Read more »

2019 CIHR-ICRH/CTS Distinguished Lecturer Award in Respiratory Sciences

The CIHR Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health (CIHR-ICRH) and the Canadian Thoracic Society (CTS) partner on an annual Distinguished Lecturer Award in Respiratory Sciences in recognition of an individual’s outstanding contribution to the advancement of respiratory sciences both in Canada and internationally. The award is presented to the selected candidate each year at the… Read more »

Geroscience Demonstration Grants

As Canada’s demographic continues to shift with the population of those over age sixty-five increasing to historic levels and those over 85 increasing even more, it is expected that the prevalence of age-related chronic diseases will increase significantly. Since prevalence increases exponentially with age, it is crucial to have a better understanding of how the… Read more »

Human Immunology Initiative: Research Teams (LOI)

Deficiencies in the immune system, either genetic or acquired, are key contributors to most chronic conditions and diseases. Our understanding of the immune system and of new preventive and therapeutic approaches is due, in large part, to the use of animal models (mostly mice). However, the animal and human immune systems are often very different…. Read more »

Human Immunology Initiative: Research Teams

Deficiencies in the immune system, either genetic or acquired, are key contributors to most chronic conditions and diseases. Our understanding of the immune system and of new preventive and therapeutic approaches is due, in large part, to the use of animal models (mostly mice). However, the animal and human immune systems are often very different…. Read more »

Food Security and Climate Change in the Canadian North: Team Grants (Letter of Intent)

Competition 201810FCN (Step 1 – Letter of Intent) 201904FCC (Step 2 – Full Application) Application Deadline 2018-10-25 2019-04-03 Anticipated Notice of Decision 2019-02-19 2019-07-17 Funding Start Date 2019-02-01 2019-07-01 The overall goal of the Food Security and Climate Change in the Canadian North Initiative is to support research that will provide a deeper understanding of… Read more »

Network for Global Governance Research on Infectious Diseases (Letter of Intent)

Competition 201809NGG (Step 1: Letter of Intent) 201906NGR (Step 2: Full Application) Application Deadline 2018-09-25 2019-06-06 Anticipated Notice of Decision 2018-12-18 2019-10-03 Funding Start Date 2018-12-01 2019-09-01 The CIHR Network for Global Governance Research on Infectious Diseases grant represents the Canadian contribution to the broader international network for social science research on infectious diseases. In… Read more »

Early Career Investigator Awards in Circulatory and Respiratory Health

The 2018 Early Career Investigator Awards in Circulatory and Respiratory Health provide recipients with the opportunity to develop and demonstrate their independence in initiating and conducting research in any one of the ICRH mandate areas. These awards are designed to provide protected time for early career investigators to undertake research relevant to the ICRH mandate by… Read more »

Cannabis & PTSD Treatment in Military Personnel & Veterans

The purpose of this directed funding opportunity is to support a clinical study designed to examine the efficacy and safety of cannabis as a mental and /or physical health intervention for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel and veterans. PTSD is one of the most prevalent, chronic, and disabling disorders amongst… Read more »

Data Analysis Using Existing Databases and Cohorts – Registration

Registration Deadline 2018-08-23 Application Deadline 2018-10-02 CIHR and other funding agencies have invested heavily in the establishment of cohorts and databases, and as a result many high quality datasets exist containing information on populations, health systems, patient information and biospecimens. These datasets contain a wealth of information and have the potential to answer research questions… Read more »

Data Analysis Using Existing Databases and Cohorts – Full Application

Registration Deadline 2018-08-23 Application Deadline 2018-10-02 CIHR and other funding agencies have invested heavily in the establishment of cohorts and databases, and as a result many high quality datasets exist containing information on populations, health systems, patient information and biospecimens. These datasets contain a wealth of information and have the potential to answer research questions… Read more »

CIHR Fellowship

Note to applicants: 1) This opportunity is submitted using CIHR’s e-approval process which means that they must be “submitted” on ResearchNet by the internal MUN deadline as the applications will then be routed to RGCS for review and e-submission to CIHR; 2) Sponsor assessments (required element of the applications) must be uploaded by the sponsors at least 48 hours… Read more »

CIHR Doctoral Research Award

UPDATE: This opportunity is processed by Research Grant and Contract Services. Please consult with RGCS for details.  CIHR’s Health Research Training Strategy aims to equip research trainees so that they emerge from their training as scientific, professional, or organizational leaders within and beyond the health research enterprise. Generating Research Leaders of tomorrow is a key objective for CIHR. The CIHR Doctoral… Read more »

Catalyst Grant : PTSI among PSP workers

This funding opportunity will support applications relevant to one or more of the following priority areas: Data collection, analysis and/or reporting on the incidence and prevalence of PTSI in PSP, which may also include information on relevant co-morbidities and health determinants Biological, clinical and social characteristics of PTSI, including differences that contribute to the risk… Read more »

Catalyst Grant : Cannabis Research in Urgent Priority Areas – Registration

Registration Deadline 2018-09-18 Application Deadline 2018-10-10 The purpose of this current funding opportunity is to strengthen the evidence base and expand cannabis research in these identified areas, to build cannabis-related research capacity and/or to inform the development of future larger scale research projects. Specifically, this funding opportunity will support projects relevant to the following: Neurodevelopment: Neurodevelopmental… Read more »

Catalyst Grant : Cannabis Research in Urgent Priority Areas – Full Application

Registration Deadline 2018-09-18 Application Deadline 2018-10-10 The purpose of this current funding opportunity is to strengthen the evidence base and expand cannabis research in these identified areas, to build cannabis-related research capacity and/or to inform the development of future larger scale research projects. Specifically, this funding opportunity will support projects relevant to the following: Neurodevelopment: Neurodevelopmental… Read more »

Clinician-Scientist Salary Award : CIHR Clinician Scientist – Phase 2

The Clinician Scientist program had two phases. Phase 1 provided stipends for up to six years of training support and is no longer being launched. Phase 2 provides a contribution to the salary of the recipient for up to six years (initial three-year award followed by a possible three-year renewal award). This opportunity provides funding… Read more »

Catalyst Grant : SPOR Innovative Clinical Trials

The Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) is a national coalition of federal, provincial and territorial partners (patients and informal caregivers, provincial health authorities, academic health centres, charities, philanthropic organizations, private sector, etc.) dedicated to the integration of research into care. Clinical trials are one of the elements of SPOR that responds to its goals to strengthen organizational, regulatory… Read more »

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program (2018-2019)

This opportunity is processed by the School of Graduate Studies. Please consult with Gail Lamkin (glamkin@mun.ca) for details. Please note that there is an internal selection process for Banting nominations at Memorial. The Fall 2018 competition is open. Please visit: https://www.mun.ca/postdoc/BantingPostdoctoralFellowship2018.php for more about the program at Memorial. The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the… Read more »

Transitions in Care – Best and Wise Practices Grants

This funding opportunity is one of several planned as part of the Transition in Care (TiC) Initiative. The focus of the Best and Wise Practices Grants is to support groups of researchers and knowledge users to identify best and wise practices in the areas of transitions in care. The grants will provide development funds to… Read more »

CIHR Foundation Grant – Registration

Registration Deadline 2018-08-15 Application Deadline – Stage 1* 2018-09-19 Application Deadline – Stage 2* 2019-02-06 Anticipated Notice of Decision – Stage 1 2018-12-18 Anticipated Notice of Decision – Final Assessment Stage 2019-07-16 Funding Start Date 2019-07-01 *Academic Units have assumed the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Foundation, CIHR… Read more »

CIHR Foundation Grant – Stage 1

Registration Deadline 2018-08-15 Application Deadline – Stage 1* 2018-09-19 Application Deadline – Stage 2* 2019-02-06 Anticipated Notice of Decision – Stage 1 2018-12-18 Anticipated Notice of Decision – Final Assessment Stage 2019-07-16 Funding Start Date 2019-07-01 *Academic Units have assumed the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Foundation, CIHR… Read more »

CIHR Foundation Grant – Stage 2

Registration Deadline 2018-08-15 Application Deadline – Stage 1* 2018-09-19 Application Deadline – Stage 2* 2019-02-06 Anticipated Notice of Decision – Stage 1 2018-12-18 Anticipated Notice of Decision – Final Assessment Stage 2019-07-16 Funding Start Date 2019-07-01 *Academic Units have assumed the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Foundation, CIHR… Read more »

Project Grant: Fall 2018 Competition – Registration

A new process was established beginning September 2013 whereby Academic Units will be assuming the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Project, CIHR Foundation, SSHRC Insight, SSHRC Insight Development, and NSERC Discovery and RTI Grants competitions.  Research Grant and Contract Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission… Read more »

Project Grant: Fall 2018 competition – Full Application

A new process was established beginning September 2013 whereby Academic Units will be assuming the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Project, CIHR Foundation, SSHRC Insight, SSHRC Insight Development, and NSERC Discovery and RTI Grants competitions.  Research Grant and Contract Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission… Read more »

CIHR-ICS Travel Awards – Summer 2018

CIHR-ICS will provide funding to only trainees registered in a master’s or doctoral program or at the post-doctoral or post-health professional degree stage to present their own research (oral or poster), relevant to the Institute’s mandate and strategic priorities, at national or international meetings, conferences or symposia. Funds Available: The total amount available for this… Read more »

CIHR Operating Grant: HIV/AIDS Community-Based Research

The CIHR HIV/AIDS Community-Based Research (CBR) Program is one of four research funding areas of the CIHR HIV/AIDS Research Initiative. The CIHR HIV/AIDS Research Initiative is responsible for the research components of the major Government of Canada initiative in HIV/AIDS, namely the Federal Initiative to Address HIV/AIDS in Canada. The CIHR HIV/AIDS CBR Program supports… Read more »

CIHR Catalyst Grant: HIV/AIDS Community-Based Research

The CIHR HIV/AIDS Community-Based Research (CBR) Program is one of four research funding areas of the CIHR HIV/AIDS Research Initiative. The CIHR HIV/AIDS Research Initiative is responsible for the research components of the major Government of Canada initiative in HIV/AIDS, namely the Federal Initiative to Address HIV/AIDS in Canada. The CIHR HIV/AIDS CBR Program supports… Read more »

Team Grant: SPOR iCT Rewarding Success – Phase 3

The multi-year iCT Rewarding Success Team Grants is Phase 3 of the iCT Rewarding Success Initiative. It will focus on the implementation and evaluation of programs/interventions to improve value in a healthcare delivery setting as defined and outlined in the Rewarding Success Idea Briefs (Phase 1) and negotiated in the Business Case Development Grants (Phase… Read more »

CIHR Operating Grant: Rapid Research Response Fund for Ebola

The Rapid Research Response Fund (RRF) for Ebola Virus Disease supported by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) aims to support social science and humanities, population and public health and/or health systems research to increase collaboration and adaptive scaling… Read more »

CIHR Doctoral Research Award: Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (2018-2019)

This opportunity is processed by the School of Graduate Studies. Please consult with Gail Lamkin (glamkin@mun.ca) for details. The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) was created to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and to establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning. It is available to both Canadian… Read more »

CIHR Catalyst Grant: Analysis of CLSA Data

Registration Deadline: August 14, 2018 Competition Deadline: September 5, 2018   The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) is a large, national, long-term study/platform that will follow approximately 50,000 men and women between the ages of 45 and 85 at study inclusion for at least 20 years. The CLSA collects information on the changing biological,… Read more »

Special Call: Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation

The federal research funding agencies (SSHRC, NSERC and CIHR) have launched a special call which invites proposals from applicants affiliated with First Nations, Métis and Inuit not-for-profit organizations, as well as with other not-for-profit organizations or Canadian postsecondary institutions in any discipline. Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants events and outreach activities to engage and exchange… Read more »

Centres for HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C and other STBBIs Research

The Centres for HIV/AIDS Population Health and Health Services Research program was originally launched in 2007 and was re-launched in 2013. The Centres for HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C and other STBBIs Population Health and Health Services Research program (the Centres) will continue to provide core infrastructure funding for multi-jurisdictional and multidisciplinary teams of researchers and their… Read more »

HIV/AIDS Biomedical and Clinical Research

Under the Federal Initiative to Address HIV/AIDS, CIHR has, over the past years, funded biomedical and clinical research with both small pilot project funding opportunities and very large team grants. While there are trends towards funding HIV, Hepatitis C and other STBBIs in a more coordinated fashion, this funding opportunity will focus solely on HIV,  seeking… Read more »

Pathways Implementation Research Teams – Component 3

The Pathways Implementation Research Teams Component 3 Funding Opportunity supports the overall goal of the Pathways to Health Equity for Aboriginal Peoples(Pathways) Initiative, which is to develop a better understanding of how to design and implement equitable reach, access and sustainability of population health interventions (such as those funded by Public Health Agency of Canada, and… Read more »

Epigenetics Clinical Translation – Registration

Registration Deadline 2018-09-05 Application Deadline 2018-10-10 Anticipated Notice of Decision 2019-02-28 Funding Start Date 2019-02-01 This funding opportunity is a key component of the second phase of the Canadian Epigenetics, Environment and Health Research Consortium (CEEHRC), a multi-agency, pan-Canadian initiative led by CIHR. Decades of investment into the genetic basis of disease have led to revolutionary… Read more »

Epigenetics Clinical Translation – Application

Registration Deadline 2018-09-05 Application Deadline 2018-10-10 Anticipated Notice of Decision 2019-02-28 Funding Start Date 2019-02-01 This funding opportunity is a key component of the second phase of the Canadian Epigenetics, Environment and Health Research Consortium (CEEHRC), a multi-agency, pan-Canadian initiative led by CIHR. Decades of investment into the genetic basis of disease have led to revolutionary… Read more »

Planning and Dissemination Grants – Summer 2018

The CIHR Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health (ICRH) will provide funding for applications that are consistent with the mandate of the Institute, and that will stimulate research planning and dissemination activities relevant to the following priority areas described below:  Research addressing the intersection of two ICRH mandate areas (e.g., hypertension and stoke) Research addressing… Read more »

Travel Awards – Summer 2018

CIHR-ICRH will provide funding to only trainees registered in a master’s or doctoral program or at the post-doctoral or post-health professional degree stage to present their own research (oral or poster), relevant to the Institute’s mandate and strategic priorities, at national or international meetings, conferences or symposia. Funds Available: The total amount available for this… Read more »

8th Call – JPIAMR-VRI Network Call 2018

Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR) recognizes a need to reinforce alignment of AMR research. To promote this, the JPIAMR will establish a Virtual Research Institute (VRI) in AMR – a global network connecting research performing organisations, including institutes, centres, and infrastructures. In partnership with ten member countries; Canada, Egypt, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands,… Read more »

Understanding the Health Impact of Inactivity – Registration

Application Deadline: August 21, 2018 The Understanding the Health Impact of Inactivity funding opportunity is the first component under the CIHR Transitions in Care Initiative (link to come), aimed at improving the health and wellness of Canadians by supporting research that informs the health system to optimize the outcomes of patients experiencing transitions in care. The… Read more »

Understanding the Health Impact of Inactivity – Application

The Understanding the Health Impact of Inactivity funding opportunity is the first component under the CIHR Transitions in Care Initiative (link to come), aimed at improving the health and wellness of Canadians by supporting research that informs the health system to optimize the outcomes of patients experiencing transitions in care. The present funding opportunity is to… Read more »

Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement

Please contact MUN’s School of Graduate Studies for information on the submission process for this program, including internal deadlines. The Canada Graduate Scholarships—Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) program supports high-calibre Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences abroad. By accessing international scientific research and… Read more »

Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement

Please contact MUN’s School of Graduate Studies for information on the submission process for this program, including internal deadlines. The Canada Graduate Scholarships—Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) program supports high-calibre Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences abroad. By accessing international scientific research and… Read more »

CIHR Clinical Trials Network in HIV/AIDS

CIHR is issuing a funding opportunity for a Directed Grant to enable the renewal of the Canadian HIV Trials Network (CTN). CIHR’s vision for the CTN is to continue to provide world-class national infrastructure for a network of patients, health researchers, health service providers, and policy and decision makers across Canada. The Network is expected… Read more »

CIHR Best Brains Exchange Travel Award

The Best Brains Exchange program is designed to provide high-quality, timely, and accessible evidence that responds to Ministry and Health Portfolio-identified health system priorities to help inform policy development, planning and program implementation. The program was developed to amplify CIHR’s capacity to engage with provincial and territorial ministries of health and the Health Portfolio, and… Read more »

Indigenous Gender and Wellness Travel Award

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) will be launching Travel Awards to bring interested First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples (aged 18 and older), researchers, organizations, Indigenous community members, and other allies of Indigenous Peoples to attend an Idea Fair and Learning Circle on “Indigenous Gender and Wellness”. Webinar for potential applicants Webinar Wednesday October 3,… Read more »

Team Grant: ME/CFS Collaborative Project (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Collaborative Project)

This funding opportunity will support one team to participate in the ME/CFS Initiative’s collaborative projects that are relevant to one or more of the following areas: Studies determining the etiology and pathogenesis of ME/CFS; Studies that help to identify subtypes of ME/CFS based on biological markers and/or symptom classifications; Longitudinal studies to understand the course… Read more »

Collaborative Health Research Projects initiative (CHRP) – Letter of Intent

SSHRC has joined the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) for the next competition of the Collaborative Health Research Projects initiative. This includes a special call focused on artificial intelligence, health and society. Successful projects will bring together researchers from natural sciences and engineering, health sciences,… Read more »

Collaborative Health Research Projects initiative (CHRP) – Full Application

SSHRC has joined the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) for the next competition of the Collaborative Health Research Projects initiative. This includes a special call focused on artificial intelligence, health and society. Successful projects will bring together researchers from natural sciences and engineering, health sciences,… Read more »

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program (2018)

For information about Memorial’s application process for the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship, please contact Gail Lamkin at the School of Graduate Studies (glamkin@mun.ca) The 2018-2019 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship program was launched on April 18, 2018. This program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country’s economic, social… Read more »

GENDER-NET Plus ERA-Net Cofund: Promoting gender equality in H2020 and the ERA

Through the leadership of the CIHR Personalized Health Initiative (PH), the CIHR Institute of Gender and Health is a member of GENDER-NET Plus – an international consortium of sixteen research funders in thirteen countries. These 16 partners from 13 countries have joined forces to launch a Joint Call for proposals, which will support research that aims to address urgent… Read more »

Team Grant: ERA-Net PerMed

Personalized Medicine (PM) represents a paradigm shift from a “one size fits all” approach to the treatment and care of patients with a particular condition. To better support patients’ health and to target emerging therapies, new strategies will be developed using approaches in areas such as diagnostic tests, functional genomic technologies, molecular pathways, data analytics and… Read more »

Research Network: Rare Diseases

This program builds on the success of the Research Catalyst Network: Rare Diseases program, launched in 2014, which led to the development of the Rare Diseases Models and Mechanisms Network (RDMM). Thanks in part to this network, the first of its kind around the globe, Canada’s national gene discovery programs are progressing at a higher… Read more »

Antimicrobial Resistance: Point of Care Diagnostics in Human Health – Phase 2

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a serious and growing global public threat that requires a global unified response. Governments and health organizations around the world are increasingly paying more attention to the significant threat that AMR poses to modern medicine and the health of the global population. In Canada and around the world, the effectiveness of… Read more »

E-Rare-3 Joint Transnational Call (2018)

There are at least 7,000 distinct rare diseases, the great majority being of genetic origin. Although individually rare, taken together rare diseases affect at least 26-30 million people in Europe alone. Moreover, they represent a major issue in health care: a large number of these diseases have an early or very early onset and/or lead… Read more »

ERA-HDHL Call for Transnational Research Proposals: “Nutrition and the Epigenome”

The aim of this call is to support transnational, collaborative research projects that gain a better understanding of the diet-epigenome relationships and their effect on human health. This will allow the development and scientific substantiation of intervention strategies for treating nutrition-related diseases and sustaining good health throughout the life course. Research Areas Proposals should focus on… Read more »

SickKids-CIHR-IHDCYH New Investigator Grants in Child and Youth Health (2018)

The SickKids Foundation-CIHR-IHDCYH New Investigator Research Grants in Child and Youth Health program seeks to strengthen Canada’s capacity and knowledge to respond to children’s health challenges and needs. The grants are jointly sponsored by SickKids Foundation and the CIHR Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health (IHDCYH). New investigators (also referred to by CIHR… Read more »

Travel Awards – International Course on Antibiotics and Resistance (ICARe)

III will provide three travel awards in 2018-2019 for early-career scientists – post-doctoral fellows, post-health professional degree fellows and investigators – to attend the International Course on Antibiotics and Resistance (ICARe) from October 6 to 14, 2018 at Les Pensières, Annecy, France. ICARe was conceived by an international group of thought leaders from the Institut Pasteur, Harvard… Read more »

Joint Programme on Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) 2018 – Full Application

The aim of the call is to establish a limited number of ambitious, innovative, multi-national and multi-disciplinary collaborative research projects that address health and social care delivery at the macro level (system and infrastructures) as well as (at) the individual level of patients, their careers and families. For more information, please consult the Joint Programme Neurodegenerative… Read more »

Joint Programme on Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) 2018 (Pre-Application)

The aim of the call is to establish a limited number of ambitious, innovative, multi-national and multi-disciplinary collaborative research projects that address health and social care delivery at the macro level (system and infrastructures) as well as (at) the individual level of patients, their careers and families. For more information, please consult the Joint Programme Neurodegenerative… Read more »

Research Network on Lyme Disease – Full Application

A change has been made to the competition timeline and design. The application deadline of March 6, 2018 has changed to a mandatory registration. The application deadline is now on June 6, 2018. The Federal Framework on Lyme Disease was released by the Government of Canada on May 2017. CIHR, in collaboration with PHAC, is… Read more »

Network Grant in Transplantation Research

The CIHR Network Grant in Transplantation Research will support CNTRP infrastructure that will continue to develop and fund research projects that address the many facets of organ/tissue donation, solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation; foster continuous and improved collaboration and networking across the transplantation field; and provide the community with an opportunity to continue… Read more »